Sep 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
thousands of people celebrated away from the convention floor this afternoon. first lady michelle obama walked the stage at time warner cable arena preparing for her speech tomorrow night. on wednesday former president bill clinton will headline and on that same night california attorney general camilla harris will speak. in charlotte, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> north carolina is considered a battleground state. a new state by elon university shows mitt romney is heading obama by 47% to 43%. another poll that tends to lean democratic show it is race tied in the tar hill state. >>> stay with ktvu for live coverage throughout the convention. ken pritchett will be in charlotte through thursday where president obama is expected to address 25,000 people outside in a football stadium. >>> coming up in 30 minutes touring the destruction. by the president say -- why the president says the damage from hurricane isaac could have been much worse. >>> an apology tonight from john burton after he suggested that republicans are using propaganda tactics similar to those used by the nazi's in world war ii.
Sep 4, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >>> michelle obama took center stage tonight as the democratic national convention opened in charlotte south carolina. the first lady praised her husband saying he's the man to trust to revive this nation's economy. ktvu's ken pritchett live at the convention hall to tell us about that and also the one person she never mentioned. ken-- >> reporter: well frank we didn't talk to a delegate today who wasn't excited about the prospect of hearing from michelle obama tonight. she talked about family, the presidency and took what could be seen as a not so subtle swipes at the opposition. first lady michelle obama entered to cheers and an arena full of delegates on their feet and an enthusiasm that endured through her speech. she says the enthusiasm has not changed for her husband. >> barack obama is still the same man i fell in love with all those years ago. >> reporter: she talked of their family scrapping to mange ends meet and as a young couple paying for college. >> we were so young, so in love. and so in debt. and that's why barack has fought so hard to increase student aid and